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MARCH 11 Riverton man arrested after driving truck into lake


March 7, 2019

RIVERTON (WNE) — A Riverton man was arrested Saturday after driving his truck into Ocean Lake.

Jeremy Hernandez, 47, of Riverton, was treated for exposure before being arrested for driving under the influence as a result of the incident, which he reported at about 11:35 p.m. Saturday.

Hernandez is a member of the Fremont County School District 25 school board in Riverton.

Officials said Hernandez made the call from the cab of his truck, which had broken through the ice on Ocean Lake and was partially submerged in about 4 feet of water.

"He told our dispatcher there was water coming into t...

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